Executions in Spain from 1812 - 1975

 

With special thanks to my friend Christian Schrepper for his many hours of work researching Spanish executions and making this data available.

Garrotting became the normal method of execution in Spain from 1812/13, however, hanging continued to be used for a few years.  Shooting was also used up to abolition in 1975. These are denoted by hanged or shot below

 

At least 736 people, including 21 women, were executed between 1800 and 1899.  In the 18th century, it is thought that at least 289 men and seven women were put to death. It is not clear how complete earlier records are and even modern ones are somewhat patchy.

At least 96 people, including five women, were garrotted between 1900 and 1935.

At least 113 people were garrotted in the post Civil War period, including three women.  Executions also took place by shooting during this period and Spain’s last executions were by firing squad.  Shooting was more commonly handed down by military tribunals, however, it is unclear why people were shot for civilian murders.  Most 20th century executions were for murder or terrorist related crimes, although banditry remained a capital crime, certainly into the 1950’s.

 

Name

Date

Place

Crime

Miguel Coronado

Antonio Ruiz

Juan Sánchez Delgado

Isidro Esteban

Pablo Marchán

Eusebio Navarro

Manuel González

Miguel de los Santos Avila

Antonio Sánchez

Luciano Manguillo

Victoriano Oliva

Antonio Román

Julián Sánchez

Tomás Sánchez

Eusebio García León o Juliàn Plaza

Francisco Figueroa

Carlos Rivera

León Velilla

José Fraga

Juan Rebollo

Antonio García

Ramón Fabro

Fernando Zabal

Benito Canto

Jerónimo Gómez

Esteban García

Gregorio Rodríguez (a) "Cenacatres"

Ignacio González (a) "Cigarro"

Mateo González

Vicente Anguita

José Martín Ruiz

Carlos González

Eustaquio Guadalupe

Hilario Varea

Manuel Sánchez

Francisco Navarro Sandoval

plus 3 unnamed people

1812

Madrid

 

Francisco Moreno

José Fernández plus 8 unnamed people

1813

Madrid

 

Antonio Martínez Farelo (24)

12 January 1814

Madrid

Murder

José o Mateo Sánchez Baquerizo (45)

3 February 1814

Madrid

Murder

Antonio Rodríguez Maraver (24)

19 July 1814

Madrid

Robbery

Juan Crisóstomo de San Vítores

4 August 1815

Madrid

Murder

Francisco de la Haza

16 October 1815

Madrid

Banditry

? Marquitos

20 October 1815

Madrid

Banditry

8 unnamed people

1815

Madrid

 

Francisco Iglesias

Lino Orgaz

Francisco Torrejón

3 January 1816

Madrid

Robbery and rape

Vicente Ramón Richart y Pérez

6 May 1816

Madrid

 

Francisco Domingo Lucas

3 April 1816

Madrid

 

Alfonso Domínguez

José Escribano

22 April 1816

Madrid

 

Joaquín Dombon o Dongon

Pedro Dombon o Gongon

Mariano Cajigal

17 July 1816

Madrid

 

8 unnamed people

1816

Madrid

 

Juan Ramón Luis Fernández de Cires

Juan Sánchez

4 June 1817

Madrid

 

Basilio Sánchez

Pascual García Tapetado

20 June 1817

Madrid

 

Manuel Millán

Antonio Sánchez

22 November 1817

Madrid

 

4 unnamed people

1817

Madrid

 

Ramón Guijarro

2 November 1818

Madrid

 

3 unnamed people

1818

Madrid

 

José Muñoz "el Bolero"

José Moreno "el Chulo"

Manuel Royo

+ 6 unnamed people

1819

Madrid

 

Melchor González

5 February 1820

Madrid

Murder and robbery (hanged)

José Rodrigo (32)

19 August 1820

Madrid

Murder

2 other persons

1820

Madrid

 

Juan Pérez

22 February 1821

Madrid

 

Francisco González "Capitán"

Juan Bautista Biol

16 March 1821

Madrid

 

Pascual Medina Martínez

3 June 1821

Madrid

 

Esteban Saciago

Juan Francisco Nieves

Santos Fuentes

18 July 1821

Madrid

 

Alfonso Martínez

13 October 1821

Madrid

 

Esteban López "Caín"

25 June 1822

Madrid

 

Francisco Martínez "Cartujo"

4 July 1822

Madrid

 

Salvador Gabarra

Agustín Ruiz Pérez

9 August 1822

Madrid

Murder of Landáburu

Teófilo Goiffin

17 August 1822

Madrid

Murder of Landáburu

Valeriano Ochoa

September? 1822

Madrid

Banditry

Joaquín Mariano Zárate

7 October 1822

Madrid

 

Manuel Amador "el Moro"

23 November 1822

Madrid

 

Manuel Castillo

5 December 1822

Madrid

Murder

Rafael de Riego

7 November 1823

Madrid

Treason ?

Many unnamed people

1823

Madrid

 

Mariano Jiménez

17 August 1824

Madrid

 

Juana Rivero (f)

3 November 1824

Madrid

Robbery

Francisco Ramos Llamos

José Suárez

Ramona Crucelegui Navarrete (f)

Javier o Francisco Arias

Félix María Ballarna

Pascual Sánchez

Ramón Casanova

Manuel Estévez

Tomás Franco

+ 28 unnamed people

1824

Madrid

Treason

Robbery

Robbery

Robbery

Robbery

Robbery

Murder

Robbery

Felipe Calderón

11 January 1825

Madrid

Blasphemy

Angel Giménez "Cachupeno"

Pedro Martínez "Calamón"

Ventura Rodríguez "Pindongo"

Francisco Martínez "Medio pie"

Tomás Ruiz "Jurado"

12 January 1825

Madrid

Armed robbery

Vicente Oroz

12 February 1825

Madrid

Treason

Francisco Sanz "Cantina"

Juan Federico Menague

José González "Miguel Ruiz"

Manuel Hinojosa

Justo Rufino Torres

Ginés Sánchez

José Toledo

Dionisio Muñoz

Juan Caballero de Gracia

Manuel Quesada

Pedro Vilgos

Tomás Díaz

26 March 1825

Madrid

Robbery

Attempted poisoning

Robbery

Francisco Trapero "Camisones"

5 September 1825

Madrid

Murder

14 unnamed people

1825

Madrid

 

Blas Díaz "Bolín"

8 May 1826

Madrid

Robbery

Andrés López

3 June 1826

Madrid

Robbery

Antonio Erao

11 August 1826

Madrid

Murder

Antonio Juan

23 August 1826

Madrid

Robbery

Antonio López Alia

Dolores García (f)

23 August 1826

Madrid

Murder and robbery

Manuel de Avila

11 September 1826

Madrid

Murder

Vicente Muñoz

Cayetano Terol

20 September 1826

Madrid

Murder and robbery

Cayetano Hernando

Manuel o Tomás de la Cruz

Jacinto García

30 September 1826

Madrid

Murder and robbery

Ramón Antonio Barrutia

30 September 1826

Madrid

Murder of his wife

Dionisio Rodríguez

6 October 1826

Madrid

Murder

Francisco Valentín Magdaleno

Bernardo Torresano

18 January 1827

Madrid

Robbery

Juan Velasco

9 May 1827

Madrid

Robbery in a church

José González o Félix Rodríguez

14 May 1827

Madrid

Robbery

Hilario Urbina

18 May 1827

Madrid

Robbery

Pascual Quílez

Cesáreo Alcalde

Nemesio o Antonio de la Cruz

19 May 1827

Madrid

Robbery (H + G)

Gregorio Repulles

30 July 1827

Madrid

Murder

Ignacio Díaz

31 October 1827

Madrid

Burglary

14 unnamed people,

1828

Madrid

8 for robbery, 6 for murder

Severiano Chivarrón

Agustín Pérez

Félix Pantoja

Antonio Talavera

Pedro Regalado Carrión

José Cayuela

Fernando Tomás

Cristóbal Vidal

15 June 1829

Madrid

Murder and robbery

6 unnamed people

1829

Madrid

Murder and robbery

José López (20)

Manuel Canoura

Francisco Peón

Ramón González

1830

Madrid

Robbery in Moreno

Vicente Muñoz

1830

Madrid

Murder of his wife

Juan Izabal

24 January 1831

Madrid

Robbery

Juan Pedro Rallan

14 March 1831

Madrid

Murder of his wife

Juan de la Torre

30 March 1831

Madrid

Treason

Antonio Miyar

11 April 1831

Madrid

Treason

Bernardo de la Rubia

25 April 1831

Madrid

Murder and robbery

Mariana Pineda (27) (f)

26 May 1831

Granada

Treason

Apolinar del Nuevo

2 July 1831

Toledo

Assault

Tomás de la Chica

29 July 1831

Madrid

Treason

Several unnamed people

3 August 1831

Madrid

Robbery

Pablo Guimiel

Ramón Rodríguez

José María Arias

11 August 1831

Madrid

Robbery

Juan Fernández

22 September 1831

Madrid

Robbery

José Rodríguez López

6 December 1831

Madrid

Robbery

Francisco Herráiz

Frutos Campaña Tobalina

Manuel de la Cruz Vez González

Gabriel Estrada

Carlos Aguilar

Ceferino Izquierdo

Pedro Asenjo

Isidoro Díaz

Luis Rodríguez

1832

Madrid

Robbery

Antonio Lafuente

6 February 1833

Madrid

Murder

Pedro Juan Ginés

José Amat

22 February 1833

Madrid

Robbery

Pedro García Gómez "el Rana"

Timoteo Moya

Pedro Pérez

31 July 1833

Madrid

Murder and robbery

José Vallej

Matías Villela

Domingo Cao Alfeirán

Juan Pérez

2 August 1833

Madrid

Murder and robbery

Hilario Gallego

Miguel Díaz

3 August 1833

Madrid

Robbery

José Pereiro

29 August 1833

Madrid

Double murder

Pedro Celestino Rabadán

Lucas Ochando

31 August 1833

Madrid

Robbery

Francisco Cascales

Juan Pallares

11 September 1833

Madrid

 

Diego García "Catalín"

Julián Solo

24 September 1833

Madrid

 

Manuel Fernández

Pedro del Valle

Juan de Friera

Vicente Caballero

7 December 1833

Madrid

 

Julián García "el Maturrango"

9 January 1834

Madrid

Robbery

Juan López Solórzano "el Pajarero"

11 February 1834

Madrid

Treason

Francismo Camaño

11 March 1834

Madrid

Murder

Manuel Tapia "Marroro"

Julián Ramos "Coche"

8 April 1834

Madrid

 

Martín Fornes

19 August 1834

Madrid

Murder and robbery

Rufino García

Julián Sánchez

Vicente Sánchez

19 October 1834

Madrid

 

Manuel Sáez de Velasco

20 November 1834

Madrid

Treason

Pedro Pablo Rodríguez

Gregorio Romero

Andrés Oliva

21 November 1834

Madrid

Treason (shot)

Joaquín Aro

5 December 1834

Madrid

Murder and robbery

Antonio Novillo "Matalla"

Nicolás Alcalde

Pascual Puente

Francisco Cano

Casimiro Mingo

Antonio de Bande

Angel Risco de Neira

1835

Madrid

 

Ignacio Argumañes

Cándido Domínguez

Alejandro Domínguez

Francisco Aznar

Juan Pérez "el Zurdo"

Ignacio de las Heras "Mariquilla"

Felipe Barajas

Bernardo Barrero

Domingo Cano

Dionisio Alonso

Antonio Puebla

Martín Iglesias

Tomás Guerrero

1836

Madrid

 

Pedro Hilario Meco

José Quesada

Bruno Reguera

Cándido Villagroy

Early 1837

Madrid

Murder and robbery

Francisco Fernández Méndez

29 May 1837

Madrid

Murder and robbery

Manuel Gómez

Manuel Valero Gastanvide

José María Manzanares

José Jesús Mota

Late June 1837

Madrid

Robbery

Blas Vallejo

Joaquín Aroca

20 July 1837

Madrid

Murder and robbery

Juan Martín Majaliza

Miguel Cano

21 July 1837

Madrid

Treason

Zacarías Gutiérrez

Manuel Lucas Blanco

6 November 1837

Madrid

Murder

Juan Alvarez García

Cayetano Sieteiglesias

María de la Trinidad "la Tía Colilla" (f)

25 May 1838

Madrid

Murder and subversion

Francisco Carnero

Francisco Martín Camacho "Tajadillas"

José María de Fuenmayor

Juan Alvarez Méndez

Summer 1838

Madrid

Murder

Murder and robbery

Treason

Treason

Beltrán Labrador

José Pérez

27 October 1838

Madrid

 

Juan Martínez

15 December 1838

Madrid

Murder

Luis Candelas

Santos Viana

Matías García

Victoriano Arroyo

Julián Crespo "Marina"

Manuel Jesús Ortiz

Francisco González y Novales

1839

Madrid

 

Sergio Mayor

21 February 1840

Madrid

Murder

Gumersindo García

19 December 1840

Madrid

Murder

Victoriano Ayala

Víctor Soria

1841

Madrid

 

Francisco Ruiz

José Carrizo

Félix Romero

1842

Madrid

Murder and robbery (shot)

Serapio Bueno

8 August 1842

Madrid

Murder

Vicente Rodríguez "le Cano"

7 September 1842

Madrid

Murder and robbery

José Martín "Cerones"

9 February 1843

Madrid

Murder

Tomás Cruces

Fernando Lefter

1843

Madrid

Murder (shot)

Treason (shot)

José María López Brea

26 January 1844

Madrid

Parricide

Manuel García

17 February 1844

Madrid

Murder of his wife

Saturnino Martínez

14 August 1844

Madrid

Murder

6 persons

1845

Madrid

 

2 persons, including Manuel Gil

1845

Madrid

Shot

Ramón Crevillent

23 March 1846

Madrid

Murder

Gregorio Gómez Rodríguez

23 November 1848

Madrid

Murder

14 men

1848

Madrid

(Shot)

Tomás Díaz León

1849

Madrid

Murder

Clara Marina (f)

Antonio Marina

31 October 1849

Madrid

Murder and robbery

Martín Merino y Gomez

7 February 1852

Madrid

Attempted regicide

Juan Todon y Donó (24)

1854

Madrid

Murder

José Barceló

6 June 1855

Barcelona

Robbery

Juan Poyo

Matías Valldeperes

José Durán

Francisco Arquer

Antonio Agulló

Jaime Torres

Antonio Geis

23 April 1855

Barcelona

Robbery

Esteban Pariente Duro (32)

1855

Madrid

Murder

José Buendía Venegas

25 April 1856

Madrid

Murder

Cándido Hernando Sardal (21)

19 May 1856

Madrid

Murder

Miguel Fuentebuena y Gudé (31)

11 June 1859

Madrid

Murder

Manuela Dolores Bernaola Díaz (25) (f)

Ignacio Cabezudo y Sarriá (36)

17 June 1859

Madrid

Murder

Francisco Villaró

1860

Madrid

Murder

Unnamed man

25 February 1862

Barcelona

Murder

José Subirats y Gener

1 March 1862

Calatayud / Zaragoza

Murder

Andrés Agudo y Serra (32)

María Juliana Sánchez (34) (f)

28 February 1862

Torrente / Valencia

Murder of husband

Luis Manresa y Berna

17 March 1862

Dolores / Valencia

Murder of his wife

Manuel Cárdenas

24 March 1862

Sevilla

Murder

             Collado

1 April 1862

Madrid

Murder

Jacinto Serrano Pascual "el Corbonerín"

José Martínez Cánovas "Martineja"

12 April 1862

Madrid

Murder

Doroteo Salaverrí

12 May 1862

Tafalla / Pamplona

Murder

Eugenio López Montero

1863

Madrid

Murder

Fermín Sierra

1863

La Coruña

Murder

Vicenta Sobrino (30) (f)

31 January 1867

Madrid

Murder of her employer

Vicente Moro González

Sebastián Fernández Gómez

Florentino Gómez Vega

1 February 1867

Madrid

Murder and robbery

Luciano Iniesta

9 July 1867

Madrid

Murder

Santiago Moreno Andrés (20)

Gabriel Pérez Aguado (21)

23 October 1867

Madrid

Murder and robbery

Felipe Pardo

30 June 1868

Málaga

Murder

1 person

1869

Burgos

 

1 person

1869

Sevilla

 

3 unnamed people

1869

Valladolid

 

1 person

1870

Albacete

 

1 person

1870

Granada

 

1 person

1870

Zaragoza

 

3 unnamed people

1870

Burgos

 

4 unnamed people

1870

Valladolid

 

José Terol

1871

Mallorca

Murder and arson

Juan del Aguila Quesada

1871

Granada

Murder and robbery

Santos Sahagún Prieto

Benito Sahagún Miguel (20)

1871

Valladolid

Murder and robbery

Simeón Peralta

José Piquer

Bernardino de Gracia

Vicente Emperador

1871

Zaragoza

Murder and robbery

Jaime Sabaté y Bargalló

October 1871

Tarragona

Murder

1 person

1873

Madrid

 

1 person

1873

Pamplona

 

1 person

1873

Zaragoza

 

1 person

1874

Albacete

 

1 person

1874

Barcelona

 

1 person

1874

Granada

 

1 person

1874

Las Palmas

 

1 person

1874

Madrid

 

4 unnamed people

1874

Valencia

 

3 persons

1874

Valladolid

 

1 person

1874

Zaragoza

 

5 unnamed people

1875

Madrid

 

2 men and 1 woman

1875

Barcelona

 

2 unnamed people

1875

Albacete

 

1 person

1875

Burgos

 

1 person

1875

Cáceres

 

1 person

1875

Granada

 

1 person

1875

Valencia

 

1 person

1875

Zaragoza

 

3 unnamed people

1875

Unknown

 

22 unnamed people

28 unnamed people

Including three women:

Mariana García and Javiera Fernández

12 unnamed people including two women

6 unnamed people

5 unnamed people

4 unnamed people

4 unnamed people

2 unnamed people

2 unnamed people

2 unnamed people

1 person

1 person

1876

1877

 

1876-77

1876-77

1876-77

1876-77

1876-77

1876-77

1876-77

1876-77

1876-77

1876-77

1876-77

1876-77

Unknown

Unknown

 

 

Madrid

Granada

Burgos

Cáceres

Albacete

Zaragoza

Sevilla

Valencia

Valladolid

Barcelona

Las Palmas

 

17 unnamed people

9 unnamed people including two women

 

1878

 

 

Valladolid

 

Pedro Moure

3 January 1879

La Cañiza / Pontevedra

 

Juan Oliva y Moncosi

4 January 1879

Madrid

Attempted regicide

Sebastián Rodríguez Paniagua

Aniceto Martínez Hoyos

Antonio Martín Sanchez

14 January 1879

Béjar / Salamanca

Murder

? Saborido

14 January 1879

Zahara / Cádiz

Murder

Antonio Alvarez Domínguez (senior)

Aquilino Domínguez

José Dominguez Sinforiano

1879

Logrosán / Cáceres

Murder of the family of Fulgencio Díaz in Berzocana

Unnamed man

13 April 1880

Valencia

Murder

Francisco Otero González (20)

14 April 1880

Madrid

Attempted regicide

? Ramírez

15 April 1880

Zaragoza

Murder

Juan Díaz de Garrayo

1880

Vitoria ?

Murder of six women

José Aldomar Pérez

April 1884

Tarragona

Murder of four women

Francisco Guzmán

1887

Orense

Parricide

Two men and one woman (unnamed)

1887

Madrid

Murder of her husband

Three men

February 1890

Salamanca

Murder and robbery

? Megías

26 March 1890

Enguera / Valencia

Murder

? Logilde

29 March 1890

Mondoñedo / Lugo

Murder

Diego García Sánchez

3 June 1890

Granada

Murder

Higinia Balaguer (f) (28)

19 July 1890

Madrid

Convicted of a robbery/murder. (Last public female execution)

Pablo Gil y Gil (29)

27 October 1890

Reinosa / Santander

Murder and robbery

José Cintabelde (26)

November 1890

Córdoba

Murder of five persons

Mieguel Medina "Carretero" (80)

November 1890

Granada

Murder

Andrés Monreal

30 December 1890

Barcelona

Murder

Isidro Mompart

16 January 1892

Barcelona

Murder

Manuel Fernández Reinosa

Manuel Silva Leal

Antonio Zarzuela Granja

José Fernández Lamela

10 February 1892

Jerez de la Frontera

Murder of the "Black Hand"

Basilio Viejo-Bueno Martínez

22 February 1892

Priego / Córdoba

Murder

Domingo Bezares

10 April 1892

Miranda de Ebro

Murder

Tomasa Blázquez (f)

11 April 1892

Piedrahíta / Avila

Murder

Lorenzo Alvarez

27 April 1892

Madrid

Murder

Sotero San Anselmo 

7 May 1892

Zaragoza

Murder

Eustasio Sánchez

28 May 1892

Tarancón / Cuenca

Murder

Manuel Archs

José Bernat

Mariano Cerezuelo

José Codina

Jaime Sogas

Another anarchist

21 May 1894

Barcelona

Assassination (shot)

Juana Petra García  (f)

Demetrio José García

1894

Madrid

Murder of her father

Hernández Peña

Early May 1896

Algeciras

Murder

Mariano Royo Cases (32)

4 July 1896

Vendrell / Taragona

Murder of Teresa Abrogues

Román Martín

26 August 1896

Valladolid

Murder (shot)

Unnamed man

1 September 1896

Logroño

Murder

Antonio Casillas

Matías Juste

9 October 1896

Alcalá de Henares

Murder of Vicálvaro

Josefa Gómez (f)

29 October 1896

Murcia

Murder of two persons

Baldomero Ibánez

30 December 1896

Bilbao

Murder of his wife

Luis Medrano

Mid January 1897

Navarra

Murder

? Hervás

11 February 1897

Cáceres

Murder

Angel Martínez

Mid February 1897

Vitoria

Murder

Gregorio Tomás Justo (26)

18 February 1897

Egea / Zaragoza

Murder

Various prisoners

Early April 1897

La Bañeza / León

Murder

M. Serrano Arévalo

29 April 1897

Jaén

Murder

Tomás Ascheri

Antonio Nogués

? Alsina

José Mulas

Luis Más

4 May 1897

Barcelona

Atentado

Silvestre Lluis

15 June 1897

Barcelona

Murder (first non public)

Buonaventura Castillo Gil

Tiburcio Castillo Gil (brothers)

15 June 1897

La Guardia / Logroño

Murder and rape of Josefa Martínez

Michael Angiolillo

20 August 1897

Vergara

Murder

Isidro Márquez García

29 November 1897

Cáceres

Murder

Two unnamed men

9 December 1897

Alba de Tormes

Murder

Three unnamed men "Los Mellizos"

Mid March 1898

Gaucín / Malaga

Murder of a pastor

Angel Herance (24)

26 April 1898

Almadén

Murder of his aunt

Francisco Pérez Gallego

31 May 1898

Cádiz

Murder of a German banker

Juan Rodríguez "Chinto"

Esteban Barrios "Dientes"

Luis Barrero "Cachorro"

27 August 1898

 

1 October 1898

Guadix

Murder of Eulogio Brasas and Agustina del Pozo

Baldomero Jiménez Barrios

26 October 1898

Agreda / Soria

Murder

Domingo Amorós Anguera

15 December 1898

Reus

Murder of his mother

Tomás Bórbolas

28 January 1899

La Carolina / Jaén

Murder and robbery

Mariano Ara

Lorenz Ara (brothers)

8 February 1899

Zaragoza

Murder of Elías Martínez

José González Correa

28 February 1899

Alhama / Granada

Murder and robbery

Pedro Manso

12 March 1899

Vitigudino / Salam.

Murder and robbery

Rafael Gancedo

27 June 1899

Tineo / Asturia

Murder

Miguel Broch Sancho

11 July 1899

Castellón

Murder and robbery

Francisco Pérez González

12 August 1899

Pozoblanco / Córd.

Murder of two and robbery

Cristóbal San José Expósito

5 September 1899

Jerez

Murder

Francisco Miranda Aguilera (28)

5 September 1899

Córdoba

Murder of his neighbour

Gregorio Viejo

5 September 1899

Brihuega / Guadal.

Murder

Miguel Oliván Primicia

10th? Sept. 1899

Sos / Zaragoza

Parricide

Pedro García

24 November 1899

Villabánez / Vallad.

Murder of his son

Lucio Alvarez "el Travas"

Catalina Muñoz  (f)

15th? Dec. 1899

Cervera / Logroño

murder

Miguel Broch

9 April 1900

Castellón

Murder

Juliana Martín (f)

Autumn 1900

Salamanca

Murder

Unnamed man

Autumn 1900

Teruel

Murder of Espallangas

Francisco Santamaría Ruiz

1900

Logroño

Murder of María Matute

Juan Carpintero

Juan Hormigo

1900

Sevilla

Murder of María Mañana

Domingo Elorza

1900

San Sebastián

Murder of José María Ojeda

Antonio Vicente Aguilar

Pedro Sardá

1900

Gandesa / Tarragona

Murder

Manuel Coco

1900

Valladolid

Murder of Dr. Alejos

Vicente Cuesta López

1900

Balazote / Albacete

Murder and robbery of two

Justo Sánchez Casanova

1900

Alcalá de Henares

Murder

Javiera Fernández

Mariana García (f)

1901

Madrid

Murder of their employer

Unnamed man

1901

Madrid

Murder of his employer

Florencio Rosich

7 July 1901

Barcelona

Murder

Cándido García

Julián Anguita

8 July 1901

Granada

Murder

Demetrio Fernández Incógnito

Luis Castellón López

1902?

 

 

Cayetano Vicente Martín

Pablo Aznar Espés

1903?

 

 

          García de Paredes (30)

Ramón Martín Castejón (60)

5 April 1905

Badajoz

Murder of Catalina Barragán and her daughter Inés Calderón

? Cirujeda

? Aznar

4 May 1905

Bilbao

Murder and robbery

Juan Manuel Aldije (50)

José Muñoz Lopera

31 October 1906

Sevilla

Murder of five men

José Díaz Rivero (shot)

1906

Ceuta

Murder of Crescencia Mula

Juan Rull Queraltó

8 August 1908

Barcelona

Atentados

Unnamed married couple

27 August 1908

Valladolid

Murder of man's daughter (7)

Antonio Zafra Muñoz José Zafra Muñoz José Cortés Jiménez (Three gypsy brothers, sentenced by Military tribunal)

19 December 1908

Córdoba

Murder of two policemen

 

"el Cojo de Bailén"

"el Conejero"

21 December 1908

Sevilla

Murder of a prison guard

"el Herrero"

2 February 1909

Sevilla

Murder of a prison guard

13 unnamed people including 3 women:

 

 

4 in Cáceres

3 in Málaga

2 in Cuenca

1 in Guadalajara

1 in La Coruña

1 in Navarra

1 in Soria

 

Ramón Clemente García

José Miguel Baró

Antonio Malet

Eugenio del Hoyo

Before 13 October. 1910?

Barcelona

(shot)

Francisco Ferrer Guardia

13 October 1910?

Barcelona

(shot)

Antonio Sánchez Moya

9 August 1911

Barcelona

Rebellion (shot)

2 unnamed people

1911

Lugo

 

1 person

1911

Castellón

 

2 unnamed people

1912

Burgos

 

1 person

1912

Málaga

 

Esteban Delguno

18 March 1912

Vitoria

(shot)

1 person

1913

Burgos

 

1 person

1913

Almería

 

Captain Manuel Sánchez López

1913

Madrid

(shot)

Antonio Ramírez Muñoz

30 September 1915

Porcuna / Jaén

 

No executions in 1916, 1917, 1918

Daniel Ayala Pascual

April 1919

Huelva

 

Nicolás Godoy Beltrán (24)

Antonio Peña Expósito (23)

Francisco Oliva Cerrada

Pascual Galvé Lascasas

Valeriano Aznar

Paulino Eubego

José Pegrín Minguijón

Early 1920

Zaragoza

(shot)

Vicente Sánchez "Barberet"

Rafael Climent "el Chato"

30 June 1920

Barcelona

(shot)

No executions in 1921

1 person

1922

Alicante

 

1 person

1922

Ciudad Real

 

Jesús Salete "el Nano"

Jesús Pascual Aguirre

23 September 1923

Tarrasa

Murder and robbery

               Angiolillo

1924

Unknown

 

Francisco Piqueras

Honorio Sánchez Molina

José María Sánchez Navarrete

9 May1924

Córdoba

Murder of two guards and robbery of "Expreso"

José Llácer Beltrán

Juan Montejo Arranz

10 November 1924

Barcelona

Murder of police-officer Bruno López

Enrique Gil Galar

Julián Santillán Rodríguez

2 December 1924

Pamplona

Murder of Vera del Bidasoa

"el Canena" 

2 December 1924

Jaén

Murder

15 executions in 1924, in Madrid, Barcelona, Navarra, Ciudad Real, Jaén, Lérida, Tarragona & Seville

Atanasio Molins

Anselmo Bernal

Miguel Nuez

26 November 1927

Zaragoza

Murder of Valentín Losilla and robbery of a factory

Unnamed man (45)

1927

Valladolid

Murder

1 person

1928

Barcelona

 

1 person

1928

Cárceres

 

"el Retratista"

1929

Guadalajara

Multiple murder

Andrés Aranda (25)

21 December 1934

Barcelona

 

Manuel Vasco Vargas

22 October 1935

Granada

 

At least 96 people, including five women, were garrotted between 1900 and 1935.

 

Post civil war executions.

Name (age where known) (f) = female

Date

Place

Crime details where known

? Campanal

Spring 1940

Gijón

Unknown

Ignacio Unzurrunzaga

Teodoro Andrés Cudillo

Esteban Gutierres Urculo

31 August 1940

Bilbao

Murder and robbery of Francisco Herrero Galán

Juan Cuarto

Joaquín Escoda

Ramón Lázaro

August 1941

Tarragona

Murder

Francisco Ruiz Campanario "Mata Hari"

José Cornelio Espina "la Burra"

Unnamed young man

?/?/1941

Seville

Murder and robbery of their friend Lorenzo Martín García

Two unnamed men

April 1942

Ciudad Real

Murder and robbery of a pastor

Two unnamed men

May 1943

Valladolid

Convicted of the murder and robbery of an elderly woman

Luis Bardol Casian

Hilario Martínez Alarcon

5 June 1943

Barcelona

 

Convicted of murder and robbery (shot)

Crescencio Delgado Cañas

20 June 1943

Cuenca

Unknown

Anton Martínez Martínez

16 November 1944

Murcia

Convicted of murder and robbery

Two unnamed men

summer 1945

Pontevedra

Convicted of murder and robbery of a member of the police

Cristino García

José Vitini Flores

1945/46

Madrid

Unknown

Luis Blanco

Diego Valero

1945/46

Pontevedra

Unknown

Manuel Alvarez

Julio Nieto

Ramón Vivero

1945/46

Lugo

Unknown

Three unnamed men

16 April 1947

Valencia

Convicted of acts of terrorism (shot)

Segundo Vilavoy 

January 1948

El Ferrol

Unknown

Abel Sáez Alonso (21)

Angel José Llera Tielve (42)

17 February 1948

Burgos

Convicted of the murder of Simón Morquecho Olive

Martín Gisbert Marínez

José Soler Fernández

25 February 1948

Barcelona

Convicted of the murder of six persons who they shot and robbed. 3 at the station of Sarriá on 15 May 1947, and 3 in the quarter of Sans on 29 October 1947.

Esteban Guardiola

Juan Guardiola 

4 March 1948

Tarragona

Convicted of the murder and robbery of Pedro Andrés Riesgo, his wife María de la Encarnación Fernández Suárez and their daughters María Encarnación, María Soledad and Victoria on 3 February 1946

José Gómez Gayoso

Antonio Seoane

6 November 1948

Coruna

(probably shot)

José Cadaviz Pazos

December 1948

Orense

Convicted of the murder of his aunt Luisa Pazos Rodríguez

Angel Carrero Sancho

Joaquín Puig Vigmunt

Pedro Valverde Fuentes

Numen Mestres Ferrando

17 February 1949

Barcelona

Convicted of several acts of terrorism (bombings) in late 1946 and early 1947

María Domínguez Martínez (23) (f)

23 May 1949

Huelva

Convicted of poisoning her employer.

Antonio Riera Tur

25 June 1949

Ibiza

Convicted of the murder and robbery of his friend and neighbour

Domingo Belmonte López

July 1949

Málaga

Convicted of the murder and robbery of Don Manuel Amigueti Pizar on 5 May 1946

Juan Puntí Bigas

November 1949

Barcelona

Convicted of the murder and robbery of Domingo Azpitarte Camarasa

Luis Paciano Orive Alava

5 December 1949

-

Convicted of parricide, murder, and abortion

Manuel Sabater Llopart

24 February 1950

Barcelona

Convicted of the murder of a British couple, Mr. and Mrs. Peck

Gitano Rodríguez

24 July 1950

Badajoz

Convicted of triple murder

Antonio Boix Vizcaíno (Vizcarro)

23 November 1950

Castellón

Convicted of the murder of José Mundo Pitarch on 8 March 1948

Nicanor Fernández Alvarez (28)

Luis González Melendi (29)

11 December 1950

 

Convicted of several murders and armed robbery

Benigno García Andrade

1951

Corunna

unknown

Pedro Tudurí Vidal (40)

1951

Majorca

Convicted of the murder of Bernardo Ramis Bisellasch, of Marcial Jiménez Muñoz and of Valentina Armijo Castillo

Félix Pérez Vázquez

7 June 1951

Valencia

Convicted of the murder and robbery of Don José Navarro Baró and Don Alberto Gil Blanco in the village of Chirivella on 28 July 1945

Manuel Rodríguez González 

6 September 1951

Orense

Convicted of armed robbery, arson and attacks.

Luis Barnet Francés

1952/53

Barcelona

Convicted of the murder and robbery of an old woman in Arenys de Mar

Pedro Aldover Font

José Pérez Pedrero

Santiago Amir Ugrañas

Ginés Urrea Pena

Jorge Pons Artiles

15 February 1952

Barcelona

Convicted of banditry

Ramón Oliva Marquez (22)

17 March 1952

Madrid

Convicted of the murder and robbery of Doña Juana Arribas García in her home in Madrid on 11 January 1950.

Vicente Ortega Miguel (26)

Marcial Martínez Barron (23)

14 June 1952

Madrid

Convicted of the murder and robbery of Doña Amalia Esteban Cebrial in her home in Madrid, on 21 December 1949.

Florentino Lluva Macho

18 June 1952

Guadalajara

Convicted of the murder of his brother Antonio and his sisters Inocencia and Emiliana for reasons of inheritance

Unnamed man

1953

Oviedo

 

José Muñoz Lozano

26 January 1953

Granada

Convicted of banditry and armed robbery

Hilario José Martínez Aranda

Dionisio Habas Rodríguez

Miguel García Vázquez

31 January 1953

Seville

Convicted of murder, armed robbery and banditry

Félix Ricardo García Arellano

Manuel Doroteo Durán Gordillo

23 March 1953

Seville

Convicted of murder, armed robbery and banditry

Fortunato Gras Tejedor (40)

9 April 1953

Barcelona

Convicted of the murder and robbery of Doña Mercedes Julve Albanell in her home in Barcelona, on 2 December 1947

Blas Fúster Carreter
His two accomplices had their death sentences commuted

10 April 1953

Barcelona

Convicted of the murder and robbery of Don Antonio Laporte Verdeguer in his home on 28 December 1949.

Juan José Trespalacios

13 June 1953

Vitoria

Convicted of the murder of Marcelino Menoyo Ugarte, Fe Clotilde Menoyo Ugarte and Lázaro Menoyo Ugarte

Esteban Serra Majó

2 December 1953

Barcelona

Convicted of the murder and robbery of his neighbour Juan Planell Mola

Benito Pascual Lecha

23 December 1953

Lérida

Convicted of the murder of Francisco Berenguer Marco

Unnamed man (32)

1954

Alicante

Convicted of murder and robbery

Tomás Vigara Navarrete

Joaquín Rodríguez Martínez

6 February 1954

Madrid
(Shot)

Convicted of the murder and robbery of a woman  

Teresa Gómez Rubio  (f)

16 February 1954

Valencia

Convicted of the three murders committed with poison of Isabel Leonarte, of Pilar Chacón and of Teresa Domenech Hurtado in 1940/41

Enrique Sánchez Roldán (28)

30 March 1954

Barcelona

Convicted of the murder of a member of the Civil Guard and a taxi-driver.

Joaquín Alvarez Rodríguez (40)

4 February 1955

Soria

Convicted of the murder of Daniel Vivas Montoliú on 27 January 1953 to be able to exploit a waterfall on his premises.

Carlos Soto Gutiérrez (23)

19 January 1955

Castellón de la Plana

Convicted of the murder and rape of thirteen-year-old Purificación Tejero Jimeno in the village of Rivarroya in March 1953.

José Antonio Vilaró López (26)

10 February 1955

Barcelona

Convicted of the murder and robbery of Leoncia Sauquell Ramírez and Guillermo Villanueva Pastor in Masnou on 6 March 1951.

Pedro Morejón Fernández (24)

14 February 1955

Valladolid

Convicted of the murder and robbery of his neighbour on 5 December 1952.

Esteban Guillén González

23 March 1955

Valencia

Convicted of the murder of Encarnción Baldovi Muntañana (65) in 1951.

Antonio Hernández Jiménez

June 1955

Granada

Convicted of the murder of three of his relatives for reasons of inheritance.

Jesús Silva Partido

18 June 1955

Badajoz

Convicted of the murder and robbery of Carmelilla "The Boozer" along with two accomplices who were sentenced to imprisonment.

Unnamed man

1956

Orense

Convicted of banditry.

José Ramón de las Casas Redondo

10 February 1956

Santander
(Shot)

Convicted of the murder and robbery of a watchman on 30 January 1956 in Santander

José Oms Huguet

28 February 1956

Lérida

Convicted of the murder of his father-in-law for reasons of inheritance

Juan Vázquez Pérez

Antonio Pérez Gómez

Lorenzo Castro Moreno

4 April 1956

Seville

Convicted of the murder and robbery of Doña Encarnación and Doña Matilde Silva Montero, two sisters owning a tobacconist's in Seville, on 11 July 1953

Valentín Bravo Belinchón (31)

31 July 1956

(Shot)

Convicted of the murder and robbery of Don Jeremías Nuño Provencio on 23 December 1954

José María Celaya Pardo

Cirilo Javier Celaya Pardo

23 July 1957

Pamplona

Convicted of the murder of their parents and a brother in Miranda de Arga.

Julio López Guixot
His accomplice had his death sentence commuted.

22 July 1958

Alicante

Convicted of the murder of “the Quinielas” in Vistahermosa de la Cruz.

Antonio Campos Tejón
His wife and accomplice, had her death sentence commuted.

27 December 1958

Madrid

Convicted of the murder of Don Antonio García Otero.

Manuel Delgado Muñoz (25)

3 January 1959

Barcelona

Convicted of the murder and robbery of Manuel Pérez Martinez in his home in the village of Villdecaballs on 14 July 1954

Pilar Prada Expósito (Santamaría) (28) (last female execution)

19 May 1959

Valencia

Convicted of the poison murder of her employer, Doña Adela Pascual Camps on 18 May 1955

José María Manuel Pablo de la Cruz Jarabo y Pérez Morris (36)

4 July 1959

Madrid

Convicted of four murders and robbery of: Félix López Robledo and of Emilio Fernández Díez, his wife María de los Desamparados Alonso Bravo and servant Paulina Ramos Serrano

Joaquín Ambrosio Martínez Puerto (25)

14 July 1959

Barcelona

Convicted of the murder of señor Rosell Carol in January 1955

Juan García Suárez

19 October 1959

Las Palmas

Convicted of the murder of a butcher in Telde several years earlier.

Francisco Abril Spínola

31 October 1959

Seville

Unknown

Santiago Viñuelas Mañero (40)

mid-November 1959

Palencia

Convicted of murder and rape

Rafael Romero Peña (33)

Rafael Pino Cordón (30)

20 February 1960

Seville

Convicted of the murder of a member of the Guardia Civil on 3 November 1959

Antonio Abad Donoso (24)

8 March 1960

Madrid

Convicted of acts of Terrorism, committed in Madrid on 17 and 18 February 1959

Julian Grimau

20 April 1963
Tried by military tribunal

Madrid
(shot)

Convicted of war crimes

Francisco Granados Gata

Joaquím Delgado Martínez

17 August 1963 Tried by military tribunal

Madrid

Convicted of two bomb attacks on 29 July 1963, causing injuries to some 20 people

Antonio Rafael Gil Guirado (30)

28 May 1966

Valencia

Convicted of murder and robbery

Jesús García Romero (23)

3 December 1966 Tried by military tribunal

Madrid

Convicted of the murder of a member of the Civil Guard; his accomplices, his two brothers, had their death sentences commuted

Pedro Martínez Expósito (24)

8 January 1972

Valencia

(shot)

Convicted of two murders and robbery 

Heinz Chez (33)

2 March 1974

Tarragona

Convicted of the murder of Civil Guard member, Antonio Torralbo Moral, in Tarragona on 20 December 1972

Salvador Puig Antich (25)

Last garrotting

2 March 1974 Tried by military tribunal

Barcelona

Convicted of the murder of Police Corporal Don Francisco Anguas Barragán on 25 September 1973

José Humberto Francisco Baena Alonso (24)

Ramón García Sanz (27)

José Luis Sánchez-Bravo Sollas (21)

27 September 1975 Tried by military tribunal

Madrid
(shot)

Baena was convicted of the murder of policeman Lucio Rodríguez on 15 July 1975

García and Sánchez were convicted of the murder of policeman Antonio Posé Rodríguez on 16 August 1975

Juan Paredes Manotas (21)

27 September 1975 Tried by military tribunal

Barcelona
(shot)

Convicted of the murder of policeman Don Ovidio Díaz López in an act of terrorism (bank-robbery) on 6 June 1975

Angel Otaegui Echevarría (33)

27 September 1975 Tried by military tribunal

Burgos
(shot)

Convicted of the murder of Civil Guard member Don José Posadas Zurrón in Azpeitia on 3 April 1974

 

In the post civil war period, at least 126 people were executed.  It is thought that approximately 14 of these executions were carried out by a military firing squad and the remaining 112 by garrotting, including those of three women.

 

Spain’s last executioners were Antonio López Guerra, Bernardo Sánchez Bascuñana and José Monero Renomo.

 

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